Cape Cod Quahog Day

Cape Cod Quahog Day

The 9th Annual Quahog Day will be celebrated on the First Day of Summer - Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - at the oceanfront Blue Water Resort in South Yarmouth!

Join us at 2 p.m. to hear Doug's official prediction for how many weeks of beach weather lie ahead for Summer 2017. After his prognostication, stay to celebrate!  An assortment of complimentary seafood appetizers and non-alcoholic “Cape Cooler” punch will be served by Blue Water Resort, and a wide selection of cool cocktails will also be available from the cash bar. Live music will be provided by local steel drum band Pans in Paradise is a steel drum band.  Also, limited edition Quahog Day tees, provided by Cape Cod Textile, will be for sale at the event. Doug's color choice for this year's shirt was sangria, so prepare to look pretty in prink!

We are excited to welcome NBC Boston Meteorologist Michael Page as this year's emcee!

The Quahog Day tradition has become a rite of passage into summer for Cape Cod residents. Kicking off the summer season, Doug—as the region's official Quahog—tells us how many days of beach weather we have to look forward to during the season. During his "Prognostication Ceremony," Doug secretly whispers his prediction into the ear of his human sidekick, Captain Johnny Quahog, aka The Secretary General of Quahog Republic.

Doug has a shell of a reputation on Cape Cod. During the event, he is escorted by a Quahog Security Detail, a team of black-suited men and women armed with clamming rakes. Read the stories of some of Doug's loyal Quahog Security Members.

Come witness history in the making! Join us on the First Day of Summer in 2017 when Doug is back again with his highly anticipated prediction! And be on Doug Watch all year long: Like Doug on Facebook, follow him on Twitter, find him on Instagram and watch his escapades on Vine.

Watch video from the 8th Annual Quahog Day! Video footage provided by Shoreline Media Productions.

Check out Doug's new theme song, written by Andrew Rapo of
Quahog Corner and nominated for a 2014 New England Emmy Award!


Ever wonder how Doug the Quahog first launched from the dinner plate right into the spotlight? "Behind the Mollusk: The Story of Johnny & Doug" traces Doug’s story from start to finish...the life of this successful New England Prognosticator lies much deeper than his hard shell! Check out Doug's story in the video below!

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